Category Archives: Economics and the like

Cartoon: It’s Always The Sick Person’s Fault

Help me keep making cartoons by supporting my patreon! Today’s cartoon is another collaboration with Becky Hawkins. The conservative ideology of individualism and everyone gets what they deserve falls especially flat on its face when we look at health care … Continue reading

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Aunt Linda and Uncle Frank were playing on easy mode back in 1966

Guest post by Brendan Wright I just found another scintillating read– the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Consumer Expenditures 2019. There’s some very interesting take-aways. In fact, I’d go so far as to say that think I understand why many well-meaning … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Are you GENUINELY Poor?

Please support these cartoons by supporting my Patreon! Just a $1 or $2 pledge means a lot to me. This cartoon is based on a cliche I’ve heard so many times – that poor people aren’t “really” poor, and so … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Capitalism/Socialism

If you like these cartoons, help me make more at my Patreon! Lots of $1 or $2 pledges means I can make a living. Today’s comic is written by me and drawn by Jake Richmond, creator of Modest Medusa. Jake … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Copyright, The Biggest Government Giveaway of All (featuring Bill Gates)

This one was directly inspired by this Dean Baker essay. The issue can be seen as a distinction between someone who wins a big pile of money in a lottery and someone who slips in a fake card to win … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Billionaires Discuss Economics

If you enjoy these cartoons, help me make more by supporting my Patreon! A $1 pledge really helps. However the Democratic primary turns out, I’m grateful to both Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders for making increasing taxes on the wealthy … Continue reading

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Cartoon: It’s Excessive Occupational Licensing, Charlie Brown!

Help me make more cartoons by supporting my Patreon! I make a living through $1 pledges. This cartoon is a collaboration with Becky Hawkins.  Becky and I have done other political cartoons together, and we also collaborate on our webcomic SuperButch. … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Doctor Austerity

Help me keep drawing cartoons! Support my Patreon! A $1 pledge really matters to me. Austerity – the policy of cutting government social spending in order to appease fiscal hawks (and investors and creditors) – is arguably the most harmful … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Inheriting The Economy

This cartoon was drawn by Becky Hawkins. who I’ve collaborated with several times before. Help me make more cartoons: Support my patreon! A $1 pledge really helps. Becky and I started work on this comic in December of 2014. I … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Medicare For All Is Idealistic But Unrealistic

If you enjoy these cartoons, please support them on my Patreon. A $1 pledge really matters. TRANSCRIPT This cartoon has nine panels. Panel 1 A woman in a business casual outfit – she’s a politician – is speaking directly to … Continue reading

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